Matthew McKenna
Matthew McKenna

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Madison, Wis.

High School:
Edgewood

Height:
5-10

McKenna's Track Bio

Cross Country
2013:
With a personal-best time of 25:56 (8K), finished 72nd overall and eighth for Wisconsin at the Coast-to-Coast Battle in Beantown (9/27) ... at the Sycamore Invitational (9/14), in 26:49 (8K), placed 15th overall and eighth for UW ... finished 15th overall and fifth for UW at the season-opening Badger Opener (9/6) in a time of 19:14 (6K)

2011:
Competed in his first collegiate race, finishing sixth for UW and eighteenth overall with a time of 19:22 ... finished fifth for UW and 1th overall at the Orange and Blue Preview in a time of 25:04

High School
Won state titles in the 1,600 and 3,200 meters and was runner-up in the 800 meters as a senior at the 2010 Wisconsin Division 2 state championships ... his 1,600-meter time of 4:12.12 was less than two-tenths of a second off the state record of 4:11.93 ... also qualified for the state meet in the 1,600 and 3,200 as a junior ... won sectional titles in 800, 1,600 and 3,200 meters as a senior ... named 2010 All-Area in track and cross country by Madison.com ... earned All-Southern Badger Conference honors as a senior and junior ... three-time letterwinner and a two-time state qualifier in cross country ... cross country co-captain as a senior ... earned all-city and All-Southern Badger first team honors in cross country ... in cross country, won the Southern Badger Conference and Platteville Sectional titles ... finished fifth at the Wisconsin Division 2 state cross country meet as a senior, earning all-state honors ... as a junior, earned all-city and all-conference honors, was fifth at sectionals and 20th overall at the Division 2 state meet

Personal
Played linebacker in football his freshman year ... also played doubles in tennis as a freshman ... member of `E' club ... volunteer work includes Attic Angels and Edgewood in the Community work days ... coach: Jim Hanson ... parents are Pat and Pam McKenna ... has a brother, Joe, and three sisters, Kelly, Erin and Meghan

Personal Bests
Cross Country Outdoor Track
6 Kilometers 19:14 9-06-13 1500 Meters 3:48.39 5-04-13
8 Kilometers 25:56 9-27-13 5000 Meters 14:36.50 4-12-13

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